DataChambers, a North Carolina information technology company, and Castle & Cooke, Inc., the developer of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, declared that Clancy & Theys Construction Company has been chosen as general contractor for the company s new 50,000-square-foot data center at the North Carolina Research Campus.
Clancy & Theys Construction Company was established in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1949 and is among the top U.S. builders of office buildings, warehouse and distribution projects and specialties counting research and development facilities. Clancy & Theys have moreover become a technology leader, using Building Information Modeling (BIM) and computer tablets for field communication and planning.
Nicholas Kottyan, DataChambers CEO said, The company has long been known for its spirit and practice of collaboration and understand the level of fortitude we require from all our facilities . It also will incorporate the latest LEED standards developed by the U.S. Green Building Council for energy efficient operation, and Clancy & Theys have a proven track record in that regard.
To fulfill the rigorous standards of DataChambers and its clients, the new center will be constructed to withstand hurricane-force winds and will feature state-of-the-art systems for power, security, HVAC and network connectivity. Officials at the NCRC said the facility will build up the campus technology infrastructure and offer a critical Charlotte-area resource.
At present, DataChambers runs data centers in Winston-Salem and Raleigh. The facility at NCRC is planned to be finished by late-2014 and will be operated by 20 to 30 IT professionals continuous. DataChambers intends to host client systems at the new facility and provide a variety of outsourced information technology services, counting IaaS, colocation, hosting and business recovery services.